End-of-Year Report for Counseling Program Services

End-of-year Report (2012-2013) 

Katie Wohlford, School Counselor

 Individual Student Planning

  • Counseled 78 students in an individual and/or group format - 16 weekly, 13 bi-weekly, plus 48 others on an “as-needed” basis for a short-term issues
  • Referred 8 students to ongoing therapy with Family Preservation school-based mental health providers, and maintain communication about the progress of the 28 total students on their case loads
  • Addressed bully box reports and collected bully survey information, and met with 15 students identified as bullies by their peers
  • Facilitated 16 CHAPS (Child Help and Parent Support) meetings about approximately 70 of our highest need students - this team consists of the school counselors, nurse, social worker, and administrator
  • Facilitated or co-facilitated initial and reviews for 25 FBAs (Functional Behavior Assessments) for 11 students, including assisting with behavior plans
  • Facilitated 24 TIPS (Targeted Interventions and Support) meetings for academic/behavior interventions for 37 students

 Targeted Small Groups

  • Coordinated Ambassador program for 30 of our Fifth graders
  • Co-facilitated 4 sessions of the International Club for 43 students, and recorded 3 videos for our students to view as part of our Global Education plan
  • Coordinated Manna back pack program & Welcome Table fruit bags for 63 students
  • Served as liaison for Angels of Fairview donations, helping to provide 50 holiday meals and various other needs for our students & families

 School-wide

  • Taught Guidance Lessons bi-weekly for K-2 classes, weekly for 3-5 classes (shared with Mrs. Herbert)
  • Coordinated 9 Fairview Five awards ceremonies to support positive behavior
  • Toured 10 prospective families
  • Trained staff about TIPS procedures and Sandy Hook crisis response, Trained parents on “Tips to Lessen Student Test Anxiety,” Trained peers & graduate classes on use of puppetry in classroom guidance
  • Served on Crisis Team, meeting 4 times to improve school crisis response